Forbes - 32 min 28 sec ago
The allegations come as the Trump Administration continues to take heat over its treatment of immigrants -- including a proposed ban on immigration from mostly Muslim countries, and the separation of children from parents at the Southern border.
Insider - 38 min 4 sec ago
Summary List Placement The Trump administration announced Friday it will ban WeChat , the social media app owned by mega-conglomerate Tencent, for US users beginning on September 20. Tencent likely isn't a household name for many Americans, but it's one of the biggest firms in Asia and has a stake in everything from video games like "Fortnite" to blockbuster films, including "Men in Black: International," "Top Gun: Maverick," and "Terminator: Dark Fate." Plus...
AdExchanger - 43 min 11 sec ago
The TikTok saga continues. The New York Times reports that Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat will be removed from all United States app stores (all two of them) starting Sunday, Sept. 20, as per an executive order from the Trump administration issued Friday morning. Read the full executive order from the Commerce Department. The order will ... Continue reading » The post What Trump's TikTok Ban Could Mean For Advertisers appeared first on AdExchanger .
UPI - 43 min 43 sec ago
The Trump administration offered WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange a presidential pardon if he revealed the source of the 2016 Democratic National Committee email hack, his lawyer said Friday.
UPI - 48 min 5 sec ago
The Trump administration's unraveling of Obama-era environmental rules could lead to the release of an additional 1.8 billion gigatons of greenhouse gas emissions by 2035, according to the Rhodium Group.
Buzz Feed - 51 min 7 sec ago
The ban goes into effect Sept. 20, but TikTok may be allowed to reverse the decision if it resolves the president's national security concerns. View Entire Post ›...
The Independent - 52 min 11 sec ago
Administration feared move would spark panic among public...
Screen Rant - 52 min 12 sec ago
The Trump administration will implement a ban against TikTok and WeChat beginning Sunday, September 20, 2020; the TikTok ban is partial.
Spin - 1 hour 30 min ago
After weeks of discussions over the future of TikTok in the United States, the Trump Administration has announced it will be banning the social media platform as well as messaging app WeChat from mobile app stores starting as early as Sunday (Sept. 20). The unprecedented ban is to "Protect the National Security of…...
CNBC - 1 hour 33 min ago
A senior Trump administration official told CNBC there is still a chance for a deal that would allow Chinese-owned social media app TikTok to remain operating in the U.S.
The Raw Story - 1 hour 36 min ago
“Trump’s hacks just sidestepped the CDC entirely and shamelessly wrote their own politically-motivated testing guidelines and published them under the agency’s imprimatur.” Trump administration officials at the Department of Health and Human Services reportedly bypassed career government scientists and authored the significantly relaxed coronavirus testing guidelines that experts criticized as medically unsound and dangerous when they were […]...
The Hill - 1 hour 44 min ago
The Trump administration on Friday announced an additional $13 billion in assistance to help Puerto Rico rebuild its infrastructure in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, which devastated the island in 2017.The Feder...
PC World - 1 hour 50 min ago
While we await word of a sale or some kind of a compromise, the popular TikTok and WeChat mobile apps will be removed from Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store at midnight on Monday, September 21. The announcement follows months of jockeying and negotiations after the Trump Administration put the two apps on notice for allegedly collecting personal data from U.S. citizens and funneling it to the Chinese government. To read this article in full, please click here...
The Hill - 1 hour 53 min ago
The Trump administration is pressing Russia on nuclear arms treaty concessions. The administration is threatening Russia with the possibility of extending one of its remaining nuclear weapons treaties between the countries if Moscow does not...
The Raw Story - 2 hours 5 min ago
The Trump administration on Friday filed a motion asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a three-judge district court’s unanimous ruling that blocked his attempt to remove undocumented immigrants from the Census. A “plain reading” of the U.S. Constitution requires the census to count “persons,” without specifying citizenship status. In July Trump signed an order directing […]...
Insider - 2 hours 15 min ago
Summary List Placement Instagram boss Adam Mosseri has slammed the Trump administration's partial TikTok ban, saying it's harmful to the internet in general. "I've said this before, but a US TikTok ban would be quite bad for Instagram, Facebook, and the internet more broadly," Mosseri tweeted on Friday. He noted that most of Instagram's users are based outside of the US, which is also the company's biggest potential growth area. The long term cost of "countries making...
Slate - 2 hours 17 min ago
WeChat users are about to be cut off. TikTok is a little more complicated.
The Fader - 2 hours 17 min ago
The video-sharing app still has until November 12 before facing even more restrictions.
NY Post - 2 hours 19 min ago
US users who download TikTok before the deadline will still be free to use it under the Trump administration's order -- a fact that has sparked a tidal wave of downloads, according to reports.
Insider - 2 hours 46 min ago
Summary List Placement TikTok is pushing back against the Trump administration's order banning the app , saying it plans to continue to fight the order in court. Wilbur Ross, President Donald Trump's commerce secretary, on Friday ordered TikTok to be banned from US app stores starting Sunday, and to be prohibited from all US servers starting in November. A potential deal with a US company may save the company from the ban, with Ross saying restrictions may be lifted if "the national...
Refinery29 - 2 hours 47 min ago
In a series of escalating actions against China and American youth culture, the Trump administration deals another blow to Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat . On Friday, the administration announced that TikTok and WeChat would no longer allow the app stores to carry those apps starting September 20. For WeChat, this means that the app is essentially banned in the U.S. starting Monday at midnight. But for TikTok, it's not so absolute: You will be blocked from downloading or updating the app...
Insider - 2 hours 49 min ago
Summary List Placement Downloads of Tiktok and WeChat will both be banned in the US beginning on Sunday, the latest escalation in the Trump administration's battle with Chinese-owned apps that are popular among US users. But while Tiktok may be able to escape the ban by selling to US investors, there is no easy escape for WeChat. The US Commerce Department on Friday issued an order that prohibits new app downloads or updates to hyper-popular video app TikTok , which is owned by Chinese firm...
Uproxx - 3 hours 5 min ago
Getty Image The app could also be banned altogether by November.
Eater - 3 hours 14 min ago
Though likely to be repealed, the federal judge's decision reverses a Trump administration rule dictating that fast-food corporations like McDonald's can't be held legally responsible for labor violations committed by franchisees...